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Inside Microsoft's Quest For a Topological Quantum Computer


Braids for quantum computers

The mathematical theory of braids could serve as the foundation for future topological quantum computers.

Credit: Ester Dalvit

The race is on build a "universal" quantum computer. Such a device could be programmed to speedily solve problems that classical computers cannot crack, potentially revolutionizing fields from pharmaceuticals to cryptography.

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